The Most Extreme Way To Take A Selfie

The Most Extreme Way To Take A Selfie

The following is an excerpt from How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems, a new book from cartoonist and science communicator Randall Munroe. How To is available on Amazon

This New Logitech Mouse Has A Magnetic Wheel That Feels Like Magic

This New Logitech Mouse Has A Magnetic Wheel That Feels Like Magic

Thanks to PC gaming, fancy mice with high with DPI sensors and tactile mechanical keyboards have become a lot more popular. Yet when it comes to productivity, Logitech’s MX-series mice are pretty much unmatched, and with the new MX Master 3, Logitech has propelled its flagship mouse into a class…

The New Magic Number For Gaming Laptops Is 300Hz

The New Magic Number For Gaming Laptops Is 300Hz

Gaming laptops were out in force at IFA in Berlin, as both Acer and Asus held their main press conferences just before Europe’s biggest consumer electronics show opens to the public. But while I was buried in computers of all shapes and sizes, two beefy gaming laptops caught my eye:…

Report: Amazon Really Wants To Scan Your Soft, Soft Hands

Report: Amazon Really Wants To Scan Your Soft, Soft Hands

Amazon is “quietly testing scanners that can identify an individual human hand as a way to ring up a store purchase” with the aim of rolling it out at retail locations, specifically its subsidiary Whole Foods, per a Wednesday report in the New York Post.

The Suicide Squad Might Have Recruited A Former Time Lord

The Suicide Squad Might Have Recruited A Former Time Lord

James Gunn talks about one of the most requested songs for Guardians 3. Scooby and the Gang wax lyrical about Elvira in a new Return to Zombie Island clip. Plus, new posters for It Chapter Two and Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, what’s to come on Killjoys and Batwoman, and a very…

The Energizer Phones Are Back Baby

The Energizer Phones Are Back Baby

The massive Energizer phone that debuted at MWC earlier this year didn’t do so well when it came to crowdfunding. But that doesn’t mean that it’s game over for the brand in the mobile space. This week it’s been announced that two new Energizer phones would be shown off at…

Doom Patrol’s Showrunner Drops Hints Of What To Expect In Season 2

Doom Patrol’s Showrunner Drops Hints Of What To Expect In Season 2

In its first season, did the important work of proving how much fun cape shows could be having if only they stopped taking themselves so seriously and leaned into the ridiculousness of their source material. From the sound of things, the series isn’t about to let up on the weirdness…

Razer’s Tiny, Powerful Laptop Finally Gets Real Graphics

Razer’s Tiny, Powerful Laptop Finally Gets Real Graphics

The Razer Blade Stealth is an outstanding laptop. There are few laptops under $3000 that deliver its combination of attractive, compact design, performance, and available inputs. But they do exist, and a 13-inch laptop with a wimpy discrete GPU is no longer nearly as impressive as it once was. Huawei…

It Chapter Two Wants To Make You Laugh In The Face Of Death

It Chapter Two Wants To Make You Laugh In The Face Of Death

Taken at face value, It Chapter Two is a strange title for a film because it reads like a declaration. “Hey, look. It chapter two.” You understand that the movie’s a sequel to Andy Muschietti’s It, but the title’s grammatical oddness jumps out when you read it, and it makes…

Samsung Is Supposedly Working On A Much Cooler Folding Phone

Samsung Is Supposedly Working On A Much Cooler Folding Phone

The Galaxy Fold is an innovative device, even if many reviewers broke it almost instantly. It’s more a tablet that folds down into a phone-sized device. As someone with tiny pockets, I’d probably prefer a phone-sized device that folds down into something even smaller when not in use. Bloomberg reports…

A Boy’s Extreme Picky Eating Left Him With Permanent Blindness

A Boy’s Extreme Picky Eating Left Him With Permanent Blindness

A UK teenager’s diet of potato chips and other junk foods led to shocking health consequences, according to a new case report out this week. The boy’s doctors described how his disordered “fussy” eating led to chronic nutritional deficiencies that left him with a variety of symptoms, including permanent partial…

A Small Glass Of Red Wine Daily Could Be Good For Your Gut

A Small Glass Of Red Wine Daily Could Be Good For Your Gut

Whenever a study emerges to herald the health benefits of drinking any kind of alcohol, it’s often met with a bit of scepticism. (Oh, I see that one’s from the University Of Robert Mondavi!) After all, when it comes to scientific assessments of what drinking does to the body, you…

Mothman: An Exposé

Mothman: An Exposé

A bizarre creature terrorized a town in West Virginia in 1966 and 1967, leering at locals with glowing red eyes, flying over their cars and causing radiation burns and even the collapse of a major bridge over the Ohio River. Half man, half moth? Ultradimensional being? Alien from another planet?…

The 5 Coolest Working-Class Heroes In Science Fiction

The 5 Coolest Working-Class Heroes In Science Fiction

Science fiction isn’t just about the scientists, soldiers, and folks with superpowers. It’s also about everyday heroes ” the working class, the people fighting to make a difference in their world.

Why Would You Even Want A 6K Camera When Nothing Can Play 6K Video?

Why Would You Even Want A 6K Camera When Nothing Can Play 6K Video?

Just when you think you’re safe and secure in your camera buying choices — ready to pick up a new model with state-of-the-art 4K video recording — along come the likes of Blackmagic and Panasonic with new 6K-capable models. Have you missed the 6K TV revolution, you might be wondering?…

Different Dog Breeds Have Different Brains, Scientists Find

Different Dog Breeds Have Different Brains, Scientists Find

As humans have gone, so have their canine companions. But a new study shows the subtle ways our long-lasting partnership has moulded the noggins of our dogs. Different breeds have slightly different brains from one another, the study found — differences that seem to be linked not just to the…